Detroit PBS KIDS Awards

2019 NETA Award For Excellence in Education

We are proud to announce that Detroit Public Television’s work in local neighborhoods has been recognized as the best in public television.  Detroit PBS KIDS received the first-ever national NETA Award for Overall Excellence in Education.   The award – considered the highest award in public broadcasting — opened the NETA 2020 Conference, held in conjunction with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Thought Leader Forum in Arlington, Virginia.

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2019 Governor’s Service Award

Gretchen Whitmer announced Detroit Public TV (DPTV) as the winner of a 2019 Governor’s Service Award as an Education Service Leader for its work in early childhood education, providing parents, educators and other caregivers with the skills and resources they need to prepare children for school and life.

Gov. Whitmer and the Michigan Community Service Commission selected 43 service award winners this year, which included individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations selected for their commitment to volunteerism, service or philanthropy.

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Michigan Emmy Awards 2019

Preschool Matters! – Community/Public Service (PSA) – Campaign

Oliver Thornton
Tina Brunn
Chad Schwartzenberger

Michigan Association of Broadcasters Broadcast Excellence Awards 2018

Making It: Latino Students’ Pathways to College

Best Special Interest

Michigan Association of Broadcasters Awards 2016 – 2017 

Detroit Public TV – WTVS

Public Broadcasting Station of the Year

Digital Adventure

Community Involvement

Learning in the Wild

Sports – Outdoor or Recreation

MAB Awards 2015 – 2016

Be School Smart

Community Involvement – 2015 Campaign for kindergarten readiness

MAB Awards 2014 – 2015

American Graduate: Community Town Hall

Best Public Television Special Interest Programming

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Thank you to these fine gentleman from The Turner’s Touch! Robert and Marton stopped to change my daughter’s tire just now!!! She was on her way to an interview and they saw she needed help.
They both have families from Detroit and work in Detroit! They stopped to help my daughter in Brighton!! I am so thankful for their kindness!
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Thank you to these fine gentleman from The Turner’s Touch! Robert and Marton stopped to change my daughter’s tire just now!!! She was on her way to an interview and they saw she needed help. 
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Thank you Robert and Martin for helping Katelyn, our granddaughter.

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God bless you Robert and Marton !

Good work boys!!

That is so awesome! There are really good people in this world.

God bless them!

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Good work! 2 follow up ?s: How long did it take them? And how did the interview go?

Where are they located? Are they mechanics?

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